Kawasaki could also be seeking to arrange a brand new subsidiary, new sub-brand devoted to tilting three-wheelers. Kawasaki appears to be following Yamaha and Honda in growing leaning three-wheelers, however the newest vary could not precisely be positioned in direct competitors with the Yamaha Niken. A trademark for the identify ‘Noslisu’ was filed with the European Union on August 31, 2020 and in accordance with the outline, it is supposed for use on “tricycles, motorised tricycles and elements and fittings thereof; bicycles, electrical bicycles and elements and fittings thereof; bikes, electrical bikes, and elements and fittings thereof.”
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The scope of the outline within the trademark filings point out that Kawasaki could also be seeking to embody not simply inside combustion engined trikes, however might also embody electrical powerplants, so no matter merchandise Noslisu could introduce, these will not be competing with the Yamaha Niken. An Instagram account linked to the trademarked identify reveals one picture of an electrically-assisted, pedal-powered leaning trike.
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Earlier this yr, Kawasaki filed patent pictures of a three-wheeled bike that is extra according to what the Yamaha Niken seems like, and powered by a standard inside combustion engine. The most recent trademark Noslisu reveals a trike constructed like a bicycle, full with pedals and spoked wheels, however with two entrance wheels hooked up to a leaning suspension body. The rear wheel will get a hub-mounted electrical motor, that can present electrical help, and there are two items mounted on the body; these two items will probably home the batteries and management the electronics related to the electrical motor. In all chance, the Noslisu model will likely be launched quickly, and prone to goal the Japanese market.